No Realtek HD Sound Manager in Windows 10? Here's How to Get It.

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If you have a Windows 10 system with Realtek Audio, you’re probably aware that the Realtek Sound Manager isn’t on your system. Earlier drivers (R2.81) are fine, but the R2.82 drivers don’t work.

Never fear, Realtek released new, updated drivers on January 18, 2018 and you can install them on your Windows 10 32bit or 64bit system. And you can use their advanced RealTek Sound Manager to make critical adjustments to your audio system. Enhance your music, video and games experiences by configuring your speakers to exactly what you want to hear.

Here’s the links to the Realtek sound drivers on the Windows Catalogue service:

Here’s the direct download links:



If the Realtek icon isn’t on your taskbar, to find the sound manager, go to your C:Program FilesRealtekAudioHDA folder and find the RtkNGUI64 (or 32).exe and run it. Then go through the steps in the video to make the icon appear on your taskbar.

Also, go to your Control Panel and in the upper right, switch from Categories to Large Icons. You should see the Realtek Manager there.

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  • Dozens if not hundreds of posts, articles and youtube videos on this ( seemingly simple ) topic, yet only yours that worked (for me at least) . Thank you.

    David Hunanyan 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • I never knew Sid from Ice Age knew so much about Windows 10 drivers.

    Micah Febin 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • Thank you very much

    Fabio Alizeri 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • After restart it doesn't show up the manager in the control panel?

    Yousha Tahir 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • When I go on device manager Realtek doesn’t show up?

    TrIppY_Gam3r 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • Everything was going perfect ..restarted laptop and it was not in the hardware and sound section 😔

    K Muur 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • Man, i just spent 5 hours trying to fix this until i came across your channel. I love you, thanks so much!!!!

    Aaron Kightley 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • Thank you, this solved my problem

    Francesco Rappa 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • LOL 333,381 views #REALTEK don't ignore this….Wow so now i can use the equalizer, can change and control my mic from front and back inputs, put effects… just like in the good old days… wtf is realtek thinking when they took away all this control on new driver versions… THANX OLD GUY GEEK TECH TIPS you video will sooth a million ears !

    HJM Designer 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • video is to blury cant see it

    Nightshade Darkfire 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • So if i use my earphone, i can hear the audio but if i don't there isn't any audio… can someone help me..

    Dinda Annisa 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • OMG You are a GENIUS. I was trying to solve this with the support of microsoft and Realtek tips for 10 hours and it didnt work. But now I find your video… AMAZING AMAZING AMAZING!!!!!!!! Right on!

    Matthew Morin 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • Can someone help it says that I have the Realtek driver but when I go to control panel it the manager thing won’t show up

    MannyTGFP 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • +1 internetz pointz awarded

    Xai Tourney 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • Thank you grandpa 😛

    Jhon M 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • I installed it and it showed up in hardware and sound but when i click on Realtek Hd Audio Manager nothing happens.

    Memetrain2509 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • Wonderful video. Thank you so much!

    John Schumacher 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • You are the best no joke you are actually the best

    RFL Chair 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • Thank you so much, lm a advanced user regarding Windows and for weeks l was trying to get the Raeltek to work so l could EQ my Headphones that have Bass boosted.

    Noonrok 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • Executed this in April 2020 and still worked successfully. Thanks a ton to this guy. I got the "DTS Audio Control" in the Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound instead of the "Realtek HD Audio Manager".

    NarendraBabu PVR 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • Tnx, but a little problem is still here. Before windows update messed up the audio, I could plug in the headset into the laptop, and a little box popped up wjth the question what I put in (headset or microphone etc). But now the box won't show up anymore. Until I open the HD Realtek configuration once, then the box pop up until I shut off the laptop. Anyone a solution?

    cure boy 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • Man I love you!! I have been trying many tutorials for this problem on youtube and you are the only one that fixed it. Thank you so much!!

    BWolf79 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • Finally a help video that actually helped…. . THANK YOU!!

    Zsavage1 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • Work for me Thx

    LastMemories 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • The Realtek High Definition Audio document doesn't appear under the "sound, video and game controllers" folder. And I did everything you said up to that point

    Robert Salcedo Diaz 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • It solved my problem, thank you….❤❤

    MD Sohibur 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • This video helped me just now. Thank you!!

    profas1983 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • I can’t do it, I can’t understand how you do it…
    After downloading the 64bit where do I copy it all?

    João Maria Magalhães 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • maaan hopefully works cuz aint hearing shit.

    Adrian. Colton 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • Amazing saved me a big headache, Microsoft have to get on this UPDATE we need HD Audio settings

    Ingrid Kutter 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • I did that the exact same way, and still my Realtek HD Sound Manager does not show up.. what can i do..? i tried everything.. hah !

    Dril Fyreux 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • I successfully installed it now when using realtek manager I cant switch from stereo to quadraphonic/5.1/7.1 How to fix this?

    Mock Nugget 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • Ok so I followed this video and all it did was install Dell Audio again. I already had that. The little speaker icon in my system tray open Dell Audio which has far fewer controls, unless I am not seeing the Realtek Audio Manager someplace else?

    Frank Petrocelli 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • Thank you so much, you are the maaaaan !!! 😀

    Nikola Stevanovic 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • Благодаря много . Спести ми много нерви . Благодаря .

    Iliyan Angelov 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • thank you
    however.. jesus It should't be that complex. Windows…

    JimmyFro Show 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • l have lost everything no trace of Realtex anywhere in my files or in the computer since one of the updates was installed, l needed to use it but it's gone do l need more than just the updates to get it running again? if so what do l need to do or download? HELP

    Lionel Berthelon 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • i have clicked RtkNGUI64 but nothing happens and there is no realtek icon in the control panel

    Al Del 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • I don't have realtek hd audio manager, why……

    softyoda yoann 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • Ive downloaded the cab file and extracted it, but it doesnt show up in the device manager

    Avocadooo 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • I have different issue then, every time my Dell xps 1424 goes to sleep, there will be no audio when it wakes up. There's no realtek audio in the device manager. Have to reboot laptop to get the audio back. Frustrating!

    Joseph Truong 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • this got me the hd manager in controlpanel / sound but its empty in the hd manager sreen

    Rax Savvage 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • I'm using Lenovo ideapad 320S with Windows 10. Realtek HD Audio doesn't show too. Help pls..

    treselime 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply
  • Sir there is no realtek hd audio driver and i have installed it multiple times help plz

    Ajay randev 05/16/2020 2:05 pm Reply

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